DeAna joined Inatai Foundation with more than 17 years of accounting experience. As accountant, she ensures the accuracy and timeliness of accounting entries and monitors compliance with the foundation’s policies, protocols, and workflows. Most recently, DeAna was an accounts payable specialist at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. She also worked for several companies, including Live Nation, International Paper, and Smith Fire Systems.
She is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in applied management at Tacoma Community College and holds an associate degree in accounting from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. DeAna and her family call Steilacoom in Pierce County home. In addition to “accountant,” DeAna also describes herself as an actor and singer. She shares a love for musical theater with her family and hopes to perform in a production with them one day.